The Future Of Interactive Post Cards - We Need an App for That

The other day, I was talking to an revolutionary entrepreneur which had licensed some of that new technologies which enables for brief video sequences in actual paper magazines. If you haven't seen them, they are quite distinctive and cool. It's as if the paper comes alive and it plays a fast ten second video. If you haven't noticed this, why not go onto YouTube and appear up this new technology to see a demonstration of how it all works. Now then, it appears to me that this technology might be very great for interactive postcards.

Yes, the postcards would price much more when they had been sold, perhaps $.50 more, but they would tell a distinctive story. Particularly if they had been personalized, for instance, if you had been on holiday you could take a fast video from your iPhone of you walking across a specific landmark, and then download that file into a postcard printing machine which would print it on the spot. This could be a entire new kiosk kind business, perhaps a franchise, or maybe some thing sold to specific retailers in tourist locations.

Another believed along this line came to my mind whilst I was brainstorming on this topic would be to send a postcard, a normal postcard which had an iPhone barcode which would permit your relatives that you sent a postcard to, to click on that and go to a web site which would have a quick video of you at that place which represented the postcard. This could be done a quantity of ways, and you as the tourist could take the picture on your smart phone, download it to the web site, and push the postcard via to print that barcode onto the back.

After all, a postcard is a great way to say that you've been somewhere, but if your family members members and buddies can actually see you there enjoying yourselves, then that postcard comes to life, that would make it 10 occasions much better. This is why I say we need a future interactive postcard strategy, and we need an app for that for all of us higher-tech wizards who want to show the world that we have been there, and carried out that. If you'd like to talk about this with our believe tank at a a lot greater level, I do hope you will please send me an e-mail.


Yes, this technologies requirements some more mental horsepower to define and refine the idea, but I'm certain if we develop it, individuals will purchase it, and the new age of interactive postcards will be ushered in with fantastic delight from travelers both close to and far. Please consider all this and think on it.

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